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Syracuse: Castello Maniace Skip-The-Line Entry Ticket

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Skip the lines with this entry ticket to the Castello Maniace. Explore the many wonders of this fascinating site built by Federico II, between 1232 and 1240, in Syracuse.


  • Marvel at the magnificent Castello Maniace and explore where royals walked
  • Discover the bronze rams of Castello Maniace and find out there history
  • Immerse yourself in this Norman castle, with great views of Ortygia and the bay
  • Visit the central room and see the enchanting ceiling that holds original decoration
  • Admire the architecture of this 13th-century castle that has survived to today


Visit a castle along the ocean in Italy on land that dates from an 11th-century settlement. See where the castle has changed over the years. Enjoy exploring the grounds on your own with a skip-the-line ticket. Enter the castle and see architecture that dates from 1232, originally built by Emporer Frederico II of Italy. Learn how the original name of the castle comes from the Byzantine general who took over the city in 1038. Explore the grounds, including the now-covered moat that once served as the only entrance to the castle. Look out over the point of the island of Ortygia, on which the ancient city of Syracuse was located. Cross into rooms that were once occupied by royalty in the 13th century when it was a royal residency. See the areas that were lived in by Peter III of Aragon, a king of Sicily.


Entry ticket Access to the temporary exhibition 'IllusiOcean' Entry ticket cost is equal to €8.00, the remaining € 3.3 constitutes the booking fee charged by GetYourGuide.

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